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devore author of the texas model saying that texas governs better. matt welch also moved from california by your magazine still based their? why is reason magazine in the horrible state? >> that is where we have spent since 1971 and it gets us outside of the beltway thinking but it is a challenge to be there. and you are right it is a new thing in california will space retract immigrants. john: but the movie industry and stuff is happening. >> california has silicon valley, hollywood, a biotech but you cannot live off that narrow band of industry forever. because of high taxes, regulation, and healthy lawsuits, government spending people are leaving. john: great davis in the '90s said we have all of this cash from the.com boom. >> he spent that cash on public sector pension promises and general spending to everybody even austerity spending has gone up. john: beyond population growth. global warning -- warming measure. >> high-speed rail that nobody wants. john: even "the terminator" the republican and i thought here is a politician quoting milton friedman. what happened? >> he enacted th
of resistance. but we deal with that through enlightened government policies, feedback, and changing them when we find they do not work. and encouraging the private sector where the ideas come up. i do not think -- steve jobs working in his career came up with stuff. i did not know that steve jobs was working in that group on the computer. we want to have space for that. we need space for innovation, it is a constant challenge. the power of the conventional is so overwhelming and the convergence is so powerful that to try to innovate is exhausting in government. let me tell you. in spite of that, i am ready for several more years of innovation. i hope you are. i hope california is. [laughter] [applause] >> for this next question, let's pretend that president obama is sitting in this chair. but pretend this is a private room -- let's pretend this is a private room. we need everyone out there to be quiet. if you were here along with the president, what are the two things you would tell him you need to make your state more competitive or all states more competitive? >> i think and i am an unabash
it be for the government to access details of yourom activities? it turns out those asks -- requests are skyrocketing. new at noon, janine de la vega tell us why even google cannot do much to protect your information. >> reporter: if you are a google user, then this matters. a new report out by the search engine shows the government is increasingly requesting information about users. >> i don't like the fact that the government is coming in and requesting information about personal usage and certain things like that, you know, i don't think it is any -- none of their business, basically. >> reporter: today, google released its report and this shows that data requests have increased by more than 70% since 2009. this man says he's surprised the number is not higher and some should be concerned for their privacy. >> i think folks need to consider, particularly if they are searching at or in some other public venue where they are being actively monitored what they are doing could reflect them on -- on them poorly. >> reporter: 68% of the requests to google were from subpoenas which are easier to get because a
-50s toward the bay bridge. ,, ,,,,,,,, this week - an upeat govern brown in sacramento. his state of the state addr- optimistic....with the s et in the black fo >>> this week, we saw an upbeat governor brown in sacramento. the state-of-the-state address is optimistic with the state budget in the black the first time in more than a decade. >> california's back, its budget is balanced and we're on the move. i think i k. we're going to get over the mountain. have no doubt about it. >> and his forecast for california, the good times are around the corner. >> and he said they're more than around the corner but the straightaway and we have turned and asked, informed the mayor and state ash semibly speaker brown and joe garafoli, how much of this is real and is about jerry brown himself? what was their read on? and who was the governor tacking to? >> i think he was talking to the people in washington and in particular tex, the people in iowa. >> wait a minute, are you saying this is a kickoff for the presidential bid? >> i think he was demonstrating clearly in 2013, the measure -- their
of the specific bully. that's an important element and we work with our partners in local government on that, but our focus has been on the system's issues, of working with the school superintendents, working with the school districts to create a culture of inclusion, to create a culture where people can be accepted for who they are. we've seen bullying in the context of kids with disabilities, kids who couldn't get off the bus because they were getting beaten up on the bus. the bullying of kids who are lgbq, that's probably our biggest growth area. these are kids who are being bullied because they are different. and in suburban minneapolis we saw quite literally over the course of a two year period, we saw 6 or 7 kids who took their own lives, six or 7. we can't get those lives back, tragickly, but we can redouble our efforts to be sure no one else has to bear the unspeakable. we see the bullying of latino kids, of african american kids, we see bullying in so many shapes and forms and i've seen it across the country. but i've always seen remarkable and couragous people at work, local law
, the role of our federal government. tom perez, assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. she was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, rus
government officially discriminates against women just because they're women. >> reporter: there appears to be one loophole. the decision gives the military until 2016 to speak special exceptions if they believe any positions must remain closed to women. >> it doesn't mean that women have access to all the positions that were previously closed off. we'll have to think about what that means in terms of our lawsuits. >> reporter: some combat positions may open to women as soon as this year. others, such as navy seal's, may take longer. >> they said, well, this job requires a lot of street and women can't hack it. well, guess what? a lot of men can't hack it either. >> reporter: in reality, women have found themselves in combat in recent wars. as of last year, 130 women have died and more than 800 women wounded in iraq and afghanistan. reporting live in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> meantime, president obama's nominee to be the next secretary of defense met today at the white house with the leaders of several influential american jewish groups. several have criticized ch
. once it's approved by the senate, which will likely happen very soon, it will allow the government to borrow enough cash to meet three months' worth of debt obligations. the proposal also includes a measure that would withhold pay for house or senate members if they fail to pass a budget plan. the senate has not passed a budget since 2008. critics say the proposal is just meant to pressure the senate and only delays a potential debt disaster. >>> we're following a developing story out of san francisco where the bomb squad has been called to an area not too far from at&t park. police say a military ordnance of some kind was found at a construction site near third street. this is a live look from our nbc chopper overhead there checking out the scene. all this happening right across from mccovey cove. you can see traffic snarled up, being rerouted around that area. as of right now, this is still an active situation. we will, of course, keep you posted on this one and let you know what prompted the bomb squad to be called there once we know. >> it took hours of cursing, screaming and d
in a year. >>> the house of representatives voted to expand the debt limit. they allowed the government to borrow more money. both chambers of congress have to pass a budget of resolution or else their pay will be withheld until they do so. many spoke against the bill calling it a political gimmick. hairy reed indicated that the senate will pass the bill and the president also said he would not oppose the measure if it reaches his desk >>> a gallery owner may be in hot water after torching an art dismrachlt we'll speak with the artist her. >>> manti te'o broke his silence. his explanation for why things are not adding up in the hoax of his if i can addition girlfriend -- ficticious girlfriend. fictitious girlfriend -- ficticious girlfriend. . >>> medical marijuana activists decided to stand on the sidelines today rather floon test at golden gate law school in san francisco. they protest the appearance of the u.s. attorney. she was a no show. haj's efforts have shut down no word on why she danz tend. >>> water shed moment for women in the military. leon panetta have decided too allow fem
. >> a hacker group takes down a federal government web site. why anonymous says its hijacked the site. >> also, a parking change in one of the most congested parts of san francisco. several blocks are now off limits. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. some big changes. you can feel it out there today. temperatures dropped. by how much? we'll look at that and look ahead to the accuweather >> the fbi says it's investigating the possible hacking of a government web site. anonymous says it high jeakd the u.s. sentencing commission web site to avenge the death of aaron swartz, an internet activist who committed suicide. the agency was taken over early today and replaced with a message warning that when swartz killed himself two weekingses ago, quote, line was crossed. the web site could not be accessed today. the hackers say they have copied secret information and they are now threatening to make it public. >> in fairfield, hundreds turn out for job opportunities at the six flaggs park in vallejo. it's one of the largest employers in solano county and they're gearing up for the coming season. the park is
monday. they grounded their fleet of boeing new 787 dreamliner aircrafts and government has also ordered all u.s. airlines that do the same in the wake of a recent incident several incidents actually, that caused the batteries to overheat in that plane. >>> well, the party's over in the nation's capitol and it's back to work for the president and congress. >> the last time the senate has passed is budget. the ipad wasn't even invented yet. >> the agenda the president has laid out and why it will continue to be a difficult sell. >> and abortion rights foredecks kids after sew rhesus -- four decades after row versus wade. >> i'm meteorologist lawrence car know in the cbs 5 weather center. enjoy the sunshine out there today because by tomorrow that could be filled with rain drops. we'll talk about it coming up. >> we have more fan photos for you some supercute kids like this little lady and her tutu. we can't get enough of the photos, keep them coming to cbssf.com and you too could be part of the coverage leading up to super bowl sunday right her
. you essentially told the federal government, back off, we can take care of our own prisons. and yet the whole reason for the federal lawsuit against california was that you weren't taking care of the prisons, the health care in the prisons was inadequate. there were too many inmates in there. >> yep. >> are you saying, go away, federal government, we've cured it? >> we spent a lot of money. california now spends over $15,000 per inmate on health care. the average in prisons is about $5,000. we're spending three times more. we weren't doing that ten years ago. so we're throwing massive amounts of money hiring psychiatrists, doctors or raising their salaries. we're building magnificent state-of-the of art hospitals. we're doing a hell of a lot and people are saying, nothing's happening. what to you mean nothing's happening? we've gone from 300 million to over 2 billion. every year. this is money. it's just really drives me crazy when people say, oh, you haven't done anything. should we cut the colleges more and pump it into the prisons? we are giving health care that i would venture t
partnership not just between our agencies but agencies across the federal government that the president has convened to bring our best resources and minds to bear to do something about it. there is now a web site, stopbullying.gov where a tool kit is being developed and these kinds of best practices are being promoted. the center for disease control, the division of violence prevention, an effort to use good data in research, they have released a come pend yum of common bullying tools. that's also available online. we are doing these conversations with community and the president has convened now two bullying summits where we bring the best practices to bear and learn locally. we've been doing webinar series across the country, you can find the dates for those on the web site. tom also mentioned about school busses and we realize, right, because this is not just about teachers, this is not just about forward-looking superintendents or guidance councilors or mental health professionals in schools, i don't need to tell anyone in this room about what's been happening on school busses. we a
. the friend he's offered to help out. >> look out. a plane stunt caught on video. government is investigating this situation. >> and wait until you hear the group of people that want to sue this great cyclist lance >>> women who want to serve in combat will now have to meet same qaul fick as men. secretary of defense panetta made that change today. women will be allowed to take on a new role in the military. >> defense secretary said it's time for the military to acknowledge a new reality. >> men and women alike, everyone is committed to doing the job. they're fighting and dying together. >> the pentagon announced women will be allowed to serve in direct combat roles. new policy lists a 1994 ban. >> not everyone is going to be able to be a combat soldier. but everyone is entitled to a chance. >> women makeup 15% of the active duty personnel. more than 150 have died in afghanistan and iraq. this helicopter bilt lost both of her legs serving in iraq. >> america's daughters are just as capable of defending liberty and freedom as their sons oor women will be awill youed to be part of infan tri un
because on this day the republican-controlled house voted 285-114 to allow the government to keep borrowing the money it needs to pay its bills through mid-may. the senate and the white house are expected to go along avoiding the threat of default that would rattle financial markets. in a survey of investors by bloomberg, 36% said america's fiscal woes are the biggest threat to the world economy, more than the 29% who named the european debt crisis. anthony mason is attending a meeting of world bankers in davos, switzerland. >> reporter: how strong do you think the u.s. economy actually is right now? >> i think the u.s. economy wants to be strong. >> reporter: but mary callahan erdoes says the bickering in washington is holding it back. erdos is one of the most powerful women on wall street. as c.e.o. of j.p. morgan asset management, she presides over $1.2 trillion in investments. >> the u.s. has to realize it's got so much going for it. let's just get ourselves to come together as a team, one team running that country, helping to get itself back on stable footing which then casca
of a retreat last week where there were repeated threats to shut down the government and allow a default has hurt the party's standing with voters. eight in ten americans want the debt creeling to be raised though 60% want to see it paired with spending cuts. the white house applauded the new gop position. >> the house republicans make a decision to back away from a brinkmanship that was very concerning to the market, to the business and to the people. >> reporter: democrats say they will pass a budget this year, that they planned to do so all along. and there are other spending fights coming up which is another reason, charlie, that house republicans felt comfortable over the debt ceiling for now. >> thank you. and one of secretary of state hillary clinton's final appearances before stepping down could be one of the most contentious. clinton is on capitol hill right now giving her long awaited testimony today about the attack that killed four americans. margaret brennan is on capitol hill this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. and secretary cli
the japanese government eased its safety regulations to help pass-track the boeing 787 for japan's biggert airlines. reuters is reporting japan airlines and all nipp 0. n airlines asked the tokyo government to cut back mandatory inspections while the dreamliner was being built. japan said it did not compromise its safety standards. >>> 7:17. a public hearing that was scheduled today on the future of pete's harbor in redwood city has been postponed. the city canceled it after both the developer around the save pete's harbor group asked for a delay. the california state's land collision is expected to clarify at its -- commission is expected to clarify at its meeting in april whether the lease can be transferred to the developer. without the lease, the development deal could fall through. >>> once again, toyota is the top-selling carmaker. this morning they announced they told 3.25 million vehicles around the world in 2012. that's a toyota record and up nearly 23% from 2011 when the production was slowed by the earthquake and tsunami. >>> you may have noticed gas prices around the country ar
that will prevent a lot of unnecessary suffering. >> reporter: signburg is urging the federal government to devote $10 million to help states accomplish additional mental state programs. >>> debby shultz is staying at her postas the head of the national economy. congressmen reelected her today. the congresswoman gardenerred support from her party and president obama who last month said he wanted her to stay on. she was appointed to the postin 2011. >>> a new survey finds more americans are now open to allowing citizenship for some illegal immigrants. the associated press gfk poll found 52% of americans favor allowing a path way to citizenship for immigrants who are already in the country. in 2010 just 50% of people polled ed felt that way. 22% more republicans now back the path to citizenship compared to how many did back in 2010. >>> americas cup organizers are announcing a summer concert series that is soon to be built waterfront amphitheater. it'll be a temporary facility called the america's cup pavilion and will be on piers 27 and 29. the first headline act to be announced is sting set to pe
rebels and government forces. an estimated 16,000 are already in neighbors jordan and another 6,000 have arrived in just the past two days. 700,000 syrians have left their country since the fighting started almost two years ago. the jordanian government says it will keep its borders open for even more refugees. >>> san francisco's city attorney is cracking down on dozens of restaurants, he wants to know where the money intended for health care, where that money is going. >> and we're real close to your bay area weekend. we have some wind out there. as you look to the north we have clouds increasing and a chance of some sprinkles for your bay area weekend. i'll tell you which day. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a mont
connected to adverse possession are sometimes tied to an anti-government movement, known as sovereign citizens, who believe u.s. laws don't apply to them. >> a police officer walks up to someone who is claiming the house belongs to him. he is handed a big sheathe of documents, which are incomprehensible. and i think very often, the officers, ultimately, feel they're forced to go back to headquarters and try to figure out what's going on before they can actually toss someone in the slammer. >> reporter: i met a young sovereign named robert peterson, who moved into this foreclosed home in idaho. >> they're the enemy. they're the enemy of anybody who wants to live free. >> reporter: one expert on sovereigns found evidence that andre barbosa, in that mansion in boca raton, is connected to a sovereign group called divine province. based on the language that barbosa used to justify moving into the mansion, and the fact that his name is on the group's website. before you get ideas about trying to use adverse possession, consider that the sheriff forced robert peterson out of this house. and
weekend. maybe a little cooler by sunday. >>> there is a report the japanese government eased its safety regulations to help fast track dream liners. japan airlines asked the tokyo government to cut back the number of mandatory inspections while the dream liner was being built. japanese companies produced more than one-third of the jets component. >>> over night investors in japan took profits sending the nikkei down almost 1%. right now the european markets are mixed this morning. most of them up but germany, france showing small losses. checking in on our numbers. futures indicate a pretty good opening. ly tell you one of the earning -- i will tell you one of the earnings caterpillar earning is down. >>> time now 5:19. changing are ahead if you ride a bike in downtown san francisco. what the city hopes to add and how much money it will cost. >>> and is the tv you are watching right now a little out of date? it might be the perfect time to upgrade. why you can thank the 49ers for that. >>> you can also wake up with ktvu every morning. get the mornings top stories that developed while yo
rate if you are diagnosed early? on abc7 at 5:00, how much information twitter gives the government about your tweets. that is later today at 4:00 and 5:00. >> the c.i.a. thriller "argo "was the big winner last night at the screen actors guild award and jennifer lawrence won, as well. >> now, i have a naked statue that means some of you even voted for me, and that is an undescribable feeling. thank you. >> tommy lee won best supporting actor and daniel day-lewis took the top owner both for "lincoln ." >> it occurred to me that it was an actor that murdered "lincoln" and somehow it is only fitting that every now and then an actor tries to bring him back to life again. >> abc "modern family" won best comedy and anne hathaway best supporting actress for les miserables and that means the academy award are only a month [dramatic music] ♪ [cheers and applause] >> hi, sweetie. nice to meet you. [cheers and applause] hello, everybody, and welcome to millionaire. our first contestant today is a tutor who is so confident in his skills, he actually brought one of his students to be his compa
being. she leaves the government more popular than ever. a new poll shows 67% of mesh americans have a favorable view of her, it's a new high in her long career in the public spotlight. california senator boxer was part of the hearing in the senate and after it was over she sat down to talk about republican attacks and how she believes clinton responded. we'll be hearing that report coming up at 6:00 tonight. >> thank you. >> former los angeles police chief brat onis now a police consult yanlt. the city council voted 7-1 to give his firm a quarter million dollar contract. hundreds fear he will introduce controversial tactics like stop and frisk. city leaders point out he has a track record of improving ripz between officers and the community. vic lee talked to him on the phone today. >> so i have a strong believe that police have the significant impacts on reducing it. by controlling illegal behaviors. to such an extent, you can change the behavior. >> brat onled police departments in new york city, boston and l.a. and thogs cities crime rates dropped on his watch, then, again, after
or is that not yet where you are. >> the federal government can't -- 10th amendment. >> change it. >> that would be federal overreach. >> well stated. >> no, but, but, so we are not funding or digging into can urriculum in that way. but you certainly have seen superintendent caranza happened about what happens with the kinds of conversations that happen with the movie bully and there are can urriculum packages being developed. i had visions, gary, to think about how if folks decided -- and we don't play in this -- but if folks decided there could be a class on this, how you teach, life skills class, right? if we try to make a one-size fits all click approach that doesn't really take people from where they are and get them to where they need to go. i have seen life skills work well and i have seen students literally filling out mcdonald's applications in their life skills class. so you can't just quickly eradicate and we can't just think about this in an isolated silo the link, for example, that has been alluded to between discipline and bullying, they go hand in hand, how zero tolerance pol
into a company accused of misrepresenting work as part of a government rebate program. i'm michael finney. the story is straight ahead. >> also tonight a san francisco water front property about to get an extreme makeover. moving forward without forgetting its past. >> and. >> i company whose >>> california senator feinstein is trying again to get assault weapons banned. on capitol hill today, she introduces a bill to outlaw 158 military style assault weapons and claims to have a lot of backing. this is a photo sent to abc 7 news by a local contingent in washington today in support of the bill. mark? >> we wanted to come to oakland because oakland has suffered from gun violence and will be hearing from residents. this morning's press conference, senator feinstein walked in with lawmakers, clergy and victims of gun violence. all supporting her call for a ban. >> we prohibit 158 military style firearms. >> it would stop sale, trance ferks imfor taigs and manufacture of assault weapons and clips that hold more than 10 bullets. >> military style assault weapons have but one purpose n my view
injured in fighting over the past few days. >> the online hacker group has taken over the government website to avenge the death of the internet activist. >> two weeks a go today where a line was crossed. two weeks a go today. >> they hijacked that site belonging to the sentencing commission and the independent agency of the judicial branch. we have friends of aaron schwartz who said he killed himself after being hounded. he was an internet activist who also helped to develop the san francisco-based website. and he was accused of breaking into the computer system at m.i.t. downloading academic articles and illegally making them free on the net. anonymous says they have infiltrated several government networks and threatening to release secret government data. >>> police say that they have found the marijuana growing operation across the street from an elementary school. s.w.a.t. teams found more than 400 marijuana plants after raiding the home on dixon road yesterday. investigators have a street value of about $600,000. they are surprised at such a large growth operation. but police s
says japan's government eased its safety standards to help fast track the boeing 787 which is now grounded. japan's two biggest airlines pressed the tokyo government. japanese companies also supplied one-third of the components of the dream liner and today the joint u.s. and japanese information into the battery fires shifts its focus to the company that makes the battery monitoring system. >>> time is 4:46. east bay restaurant is serving up har-burgers ahead of sundays big game. they created these. you can see them. on the left is the san francisco jim-bo. it's a double beef burger which is the taller of the two. and on the right the baltimore johnny boy. turkey burger named for john harbaugh. jim's brother. >> so a little healthier he is. that is very funny. >>> 4:47 is the time. let's check in with sal. hopefully no problems. >> no, but i'm hungry. good morning, everybody let's take a look at the commute now. traffic continues to look good on 80 and 580 and interstate 880. and if you're trying to get into san francisco, it has been a soar nice drive from oakland to the city. we
and people in egypt -- was it two years ago, pardon me -- where they began to overthrow their government. >> that was the uprising commonly known as the arab spring that led to the ouster of hosni mubarak, the two-year anniversary of protests in cairo, egypt. a live look there at the square. >>> okay. it is a friday. so that means the weekend is here. and most important guy here today would be lawrence karnow. >> thank you very much. [ laughter ] >> i am feeling much better now. it's going to be an interesting weekend. could see some showers but i think the big story will be the cold temperatures. it's going to be chilly as we head into the weekend and the cold storm plunges into the bay area. it looks like leftover showers outside our hi-def doppler picking up on that not a whole lot but you can see a couple of pop-up showers now in toward the livermore valley a few light showers. so if you are stepping outside, don't be surprised if you need the windshield wiper ever so briefly this morning. we have a couple systems. one is going to push in later
troops powerless to stop them, the french government launched a series of air strikes, this one captured by civilians on a cell phone. when french ground forces, along with malian soldiers, arrived in towns where the insurgents had been dug in, they'd gone leaving nothing behind but their weapons and local people grateful for what they see as their rescue. the ground troops will continue to push north. their goal is to force the extremists back into the desert. but france has warned that won't be the end of this fight. >> pelley: and liz palmer is joining us from the capital of mali. liz, the french are asking for even more assistance from the united states. what do they want? >> reporter: they want u.s. forces to supply midair fueling for the french war planes. now, there's real deep reluctance in the administration to be drawn further into what is really a very open-ended and unstable conflict. and so, that request hasn't been rubber-stamped at all. in fact, it is under discussion right now. >> pelley: still a long way to go yet. liz, thank you very much. there is evidence tonight that
the seat in the parliament. he says it's clear that voters want as broad a government as possible and plans to honor that, he says. >>> military investigators have cleared john allen, the top u.s. commander of misconduct. the defense departments examined e-mails between allen and jill kelley. she's the woman whose complaints to the fbi led to the discovery of an extra- marital affair between david petraeus and -- and his biographer. no word yet on if the nomination is going to go forward now. >>> well, a group of palo alto students are headed home -- from washington with an experience of a lifetime. >> how are you? >> good. how are you? >> well, president obama and first lady michelle obama and the first dog bo, you can see him hanging out there, greeted students from the mid peninsula community media center. one of the students tells us they were just on a public tour when they were told to wait for a very "special guest." they were very delighted. they did, however, miss their flight but they say it was well worth it. >>> serena williams lost her cool during a tough loss in the australian
's "obsession with government bookkeeping a rigged game and a wrong game." that the party needed to focus on more things. do you think that was a repudiation of the paul ryan approach or the tea party approach that focuses on fiscal matters? >> no, i don't think it was at all. it was an honest stimtatement that when you talk in washington budget terms you're committing yourself to a lot of things that not only the public doesn't understand, but it's very misleading. in washington, it is a cut when spending goes up but just not as fast as was planned. for the average american family that is spending goes up more slowly. for the left, they say to the public they're cutting spending by trillions and trillions even though spending's going up to get in that jargon and to use that lingo, bobby jindal is exactly right, we need to make the truth obvious to voters. >> governor there's certainly a lot of soul-searching i think going on with the republican party and governor jindal's speech last night exemplified that. however you hear people like speaker boehner saying it's
possible in a form of government that is of and by and for the people. >> reporter: in his inaugural address he intends to operate more boldly in his second term. he put aside calls for bipartisanship and sent republicans a message, the election was an affirmation of his view of government. >> the commitments we make to each other through medicare and medicaid and social security, these things do not zap our initiative. they strengthen us. they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make this country great. >> reporter: and as the white house and republicans prepare to debate ways to cut the deficit, he was adam ant. >> we reject the belief that america must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future. >> reporter: in his speech mr. obama called on the nation to respond to climate change an issue he's hardly mentioned in recent years and on the birthday of dr. martin luther king jr. he equated the struggle for gay rights with the struggle for civil r
of guests included power players from government as well adds civil rights celebrities and thousands of humbler folk who wanted to honor the woman who igniteed the civil rights movement 60 years ago. the marathon service lasted most of the day and featured dozens of speakers. >> two of my friends and i who strongly approved of what she had done decided we didn't have to sit in the front anymore. it was just a tiny gesture by three ordinary kids, but that tiny gesture was repeated over and over again millions and millions of times in the hearts and minds of children, their parents, their grandparents, their great grandparents proving that she did help to set us all free. >> it's a given that i would not be here today were it not for this small woman who lies before us. many of the people on this stage would not enjoy the accolades they enjoy had it not been for the sacrifices of this woman. >> to the parks and the mcalley family, ♪ we want to thank you ♪ thank you for her quiet, her quiet strength and determination ♪ oh yeah , we want to thank you ♪ for her waiverring strength
observation on my part. >> thank you. that seems like an odd requirement from the federal government that you can't take the very relevant past practice and apply it to the develop of your program, but so be it. just two questions on the earlier part of the presentation. one, i appreciate on the cost slide you included a note saying that in addition, to the 20 of reserve there is $75 million of contingency. i guess a couple of questions. in total, there is less than $100 million of contingency plus reserve for still $1.6 billion program. i'm wondering if like the reserve draw-down curve you have, is there a contingency draw-down curve we're working from? and what is the basis for us knowing if we have enough contingency and reserve >> well, as you know, fta and fra have certain requirements for how much contingency and/or reserve you have to have and at some point in spring or before the summer of this year, i will be come back to the board on where we are with that; because as you know the economy is improving. so we need to be prudent and look ahead. and i'll be looking at potentially i
will have to pay for the ferry ride to get there. >>> several offices and government buildings are closed for the martin luther king holiday. federal and state courts, government offices, schools, most banks and credit unions will also be closed. the post office closed today. no mail will be delivered. parking will be free in the city of oakland. but those parking meters in san francisco will be enforced. >>> 7:21. we're headed for another sunny day all around the bay area. look outside there right now. will this last? you better stay tuned for steve paulson's forecast. he will tell you when we might see rain clouds rolling in. >>> also, the hazmat scare after a train that was headed to oakland derailed. >>> good morning. westbound 80 traffic moving along pretty well as you head out to the macarthur maze. we'll tell you more straight ahead. >>> a detailment caused about 100 businesses and homes to be evacuate -- evacuated. it's still unclear what caused this. no one was hurt and no nearby businesses were damaged. but one car was leaking liquid. it was not hazardous. >>> 7:24. state offici
thought president obama's speech was too partisan. with divided government here in washington, he will need some gop support to pass his big agenda items. rob? paula? >> all right. tahman bradley live in washington. we had breaking news that part of the president's second term is going to get you a new hat. >> reporter: stop that. it's warm, though, okay? >> that's all that matters. >> easy for us to say, warm in the studio. >> he's doing the hard work. thank you, tahman. >>> the president is in a lot of big topics. seems like the state of the union address, a more sweeping, poetic inaugural address. climate change, immigration reform, equal pay for women. gun control. he laid out a litany of things he would like to do. and as you heard in that piece, spoke to the younger, much more diverse america, that helped get him elected. and maybe signifying the political shift in the country that's going to affect future elections. >> as if he was direct in this speech, imagine how more direct he's going to be in the state of the union on february 12th. >> term two, let it begin. stay with
, too political, and with divided government will president will need g.o.p. support to get the legislation passed. >> thank you. the national prayer service takes place if a few hours. at 7:30 our time the prayer begins at national cathedral. tonight at 6:00 another inaugural ball is underway for the president, with lady gaga taking the stage. >> finally, it is remain warmer here in california than on the east coast. >> he was bundled up back this. >> and now mike nicco will show you how much you have to bundle up. >> look at these temperatures: about from the same in san jose and los gatos to four degrees cooler in napa and everyone else is one to seven degrees warmer. washington, dc, a wind chill of six so it is definitely colder there. here is what to expect outside: really small pockets of frost. this is the last morning of frosty temperatures. 32 at santa rosa and everyone else is mid-to-upper 30's inland and 41 in antioch and the bay shore upper 30's in fremont and redwood city to san jose and los gatos and 37 and 36. 48 in san francisco and half moon bay. it will not
for women, and immigration. >> centuries-long debate about the role of government of all-time. but it does require us to act in our time. >> reporter: and for the first time ever in an inaugural address, the president specifically mentioned gay rights. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. for, if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another, must be equal, as well. >> reporter: but obama, four years ago, talked about the audacity of hope, now gives a nod to reality. reminding his most fervent supporters that progress requires compromise. >> we must act knowing that our work will be imperfect. we must act knowing that today's victories will be only partial. >> reporter: before he headed back into the capitol, president obama stopped to look in awe at that amazing view of the national mall. >> take a look one more time. i'm not going to see this again. >> reporter: afterwards, the obama family took in the parade in a decidedly less formal way. dancing, snapping photos. and even chewing gum.
does not compel us to settle centuries-long debate of the role of government for all time but it does require us to act in our time. >> the second term goals the president laid out went beyond what we heard, ambitious agenda from a politician who will never run for re-election. gay rights. climate change. gun control. immigration reform. protecting medicare and social security. >> they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make the country great. >> republicans say the president ignored the struggling economy or reducing the deficit but he acknowledged the ongoing partisan challenges facing washington carrying over from the first term. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle. or substitute spectacle for politics. or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. >> the president also signaled a shift to a younger america, one that he hopes to tap into for legislative success. >> karen, thank you. inaugural planners and representatives of beyonce are tightlipped this morning about whether she lip synced at the ceremony. ♪ oh, say does that star spangled
to settle centuries-long debate of the role of government for all time but it does require us to act in our time. >> the second term goals the president laid out went beyond what we heard, ambitious agenda from a politician who will never run for re-election. gay rights. climate change. gun control. immigration reform. protecting medicare and social security. >> they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make the country great. >> republicans say the president ignored the struggling economy or reducing the deficit but he acknowledged the ongoing partisan challenges facing washington carrying over from the first term. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle. or substitute spectacle for politics. or treat name-calling as reasoned debate. >> the president also signaled a shift to a younger america, one that he hopes to tap into for legislative success. >> karen, thank you. inaugural planners and representatives of beyonce are tightlipped this morning about whether she lip synced at the ceremony. ♪ oh, say does that star spangled banner yet wave ♪ >> a
the government to continue borrowing money since may. but this is an important distinction here. rather than raising the actual debt limit, republicans leaders are proposing that the debt limit just not be enforced until mid-may. the white house says it will not stand in the way of that short-term solution. >>> but there doesn't seem to be an easy solution for middle class workers. millions of their jobs have disappeared since the great recession. millions more are likely to go. many have been displaced by technology, everything from assembly lines to clerks double-checking numbers. most of the jobs that are being added are low paying. >>> also, we're getting a look at what might be the city apartment of the future. they're called microunits. they're intended for singles, even couples, with pull-down beds and other multiuse spaces. construction will start soon in new york city on a pilot project that will include communal areas so residents can stretch out, kind of, i guess. >>> it's not just super bowl commercials costing more this year. chicken wings will be more expensive and harder to ge
government in november, calling the ban that kept the women off the front lines exclusionary and kept women from rising in the ranks and earning the recognition that their male counter parts get. 14,000 jobs were opened and removed the ban. the military has until 2016 to be ready for this ban. a former military member herself said that the ban prevented her and her two sisters from doing all they wanted to do in the air force and it's a dw thing. >> even today, women are serving in combat. we all know that. it's just a matter of giving them that thank you. and that acknowledgment, that yes, they are serving in combat. and they are doing a great job. and we need them there. >> a senior staff attorney with the aclu women's right project in san francisco released the statement saying in part, they welcome the lifting of the ban with cautious optimism and hope that it will be lifted quickly and fairly. the ban went in effect 1994 and if there's positions they want to prevent them from filling, special exemptions will be considered. >> last year, defense secretary panetta expanded combat positio
with the american civil liberties union, the aclu, sued the government over this ban. when the announcement came today they were shocked to hear the news. it is a policy change that could be life changing. >> pictures of me parachuting. >> reporter: in the eight years susan served in the u.s. air force, all but one of her dreams came true. that dream was a combat job from which women were banned. >> there are women who are extremely strong and have the ability and the skills they need to do well in this job. and to hold them back because of a stereotype is wrong. >> reporter: she now runs academy women, a support site dedicated to military women with 10,000 members. she says the ban often comes up. four women along with the national aclu and the northern california aclu chapters sued the government to overturn the ban. the announcement was a shock. >> the combat exclusion policy, one of the last vestiges of discrimination against women just because we're women. >> reporter: when the suit was filed in november, the military opened up 140,000 jobs and lifted the ban on women living with combat uni
struggle to make ends meet. >> reporter: we're in front of city hall, where government business ends around 5:00. the lights remain on inside, because there's still work to be done. >> the niners are going to the super bowl. >> reporter: robert is a proud native san franciscan. the custodian considers city hall, his second home. >> i love the job. this is my second house. i live here eight hours a day, maybe more. >> reporter: he spent most nights here for the past 14 years. >> probably better than my own place. >> reporter: the 55-year-old is among the 50,000 city workers who may face a pay cut, when the current union contract expires next week. they say city administrators have considered cutting wages for jobs traditionally held by women and minorities. positions that pay 40,000, to $80,000 a year. >> we hear a lot about violence to women. this is a financial violence to women and minorities. >> reporter: saying there's no dollar amount attached to the proposed pay cut. the city says the cuts may apply only to new hires. if no agreement is reached by june 14, the matter goes to arbitrati
: it was clinton's last stand for the time being. she leaves the government more popular than ever and new, washington post poll shows 67% of americans have a favorable view of her. a new high in her long career hillary clinton willot light. be back on capitol hill to introduce john kerry as the next secretary of state designate. today the last long look we will have of hillary clip for ton for at least the time being. >>> there may be a connection between benghazi and the algerian attack last week. some of the attackers in algeria were part of the consultate attack. one of the militants made that claim under interrogation. if confirmed it would reenforce concerns held by many regarding regional cooperation between extremists i.e. they are working together at times. ambassador chris stevens of piedmont was killed in the attack along with three other americans. today stevens stepfather said that secretary clinton reached out to his family about the deadly september raid and has written them several times to express her regrets but the family is not discussing whether security was adequate l
think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our moderator is jill tucker an education reporter at the san francisco kron cell. i told jill it's hard to find bios online for reporters. they can stay out of google. she's award winning reporter and covered california schools for 14 years and knows a lot about this subject and was honored by the california teacher association and received the highest award about the growing number of homeless students in the school system. she is a san fr
. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most of it centered in this area behind me. the headquarters of the california air national guard 129th rescue wing. what will happen will look somewhat familiar to those who have seen them getting ready for their missions, which usually means going in and rescuing people from dangerous situations. this is the way preparations were qurktd conducted when they went to help on sandy then. although they can't give too many details of this mission, eventually 200 members will leave for afghanistan and the horn of africa. this will be a 4 month deployment. >> when we are preparing for this we have to have screening and combat skills training a
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